Today’s post is Bollywoody Bud. Poets have used the word kali or bud in various forms. They have particularly used the phenomenon of the blooming of the bud as a Metaphor to depict the blossoming of a girl into a woman. So, may it be the talk about the beauty of a woman on the lips of every bud or glowing buds or a beautiful bud appearing in the singer’s dreams or the singer crooning stories about the childhood of buds; you will hear everything in Bollywood. Take your pick.
Hai har kali ke labpar… Lala Rookh (1958)
Yeh kali jab talak phool banke khile… Aaye Din Bahar Ke (1966)
Gunguna rahe hain bhawre khil rahi hai kali kali… Aaradhana (1969)
Bagon mein bahar hai kaliyonpar nikhar hai… Aaradhana (1969)
Raat kali ik khwab mein aayi… Budhdha Mil Gaya (1971)
Mere geeton mein meri kahaniyan hai hooo kaliyonka bachpan hai… Teri Kasam (1982)